Salmonella Fears Spur Peanut Butter Cracker Recall
Austin, Keebler offerings pulled as 'precautionary' measure
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Jan 15, 2009 11:24 AM CST
A container of King Nut peanut butter is seen. Lab tests found salmonella in the open 5-pound container of peanut butter from a Minnesota nursing home.   (AP Photo/Minnesota Department of Health)
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(Newser) – Kellogg is warning consumers not to eat its Austin and Keebler brand peanut butter crackers because a supplier has been linked to the salmonella outbreak, CNN reports. The precautionary notice recommends customers "hold the product until we have more information." The snack maker is freezing inventory and pulling the products from shelves until the investigation of the outbreak is complete.